I know these FDA regulations won't help with the quacks and predators out there and I don't actually believe that most homeopathic and alternative practitioners are bad people. All I'm asking is that they back up their claims with evidence.
This Australian government report acknowledged a significant body of scientific evidence that homeopathic medicines are effective
Evidence of the strong bias against homeopathy and against an objective encyclopedic tone is evident throughout the article. I will first focus on the second sentence of the first paragraph of the article and the 6 references which purport to substantiate these claims:
Garcia Márquez has been a part of a long tradition of literary greats who were known to use and/or advocate for homeopathic medicine.
Maynard wrote (and Salinger's daughter Margaret confirmed, in her own book, published in 2000) that Salinger has a special love and even a "preoccupation" with homeopathy.
There is a wide body of evidence that Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) maintained a special interest in and appreciation for homeopathic medicine. It is therefore not surprising that many of Lincoln's advisors were users of and advocates for homeopathy.
HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria speaks with Dr. Ben Goldacre about homeopathy and how such pseudoscientific practices are invading universities.
Seeds of knowledge and understanding for patients sometimes get integrated easily, and sometimes it seems impossible. I am reminded to never give up on a patient just starting out, some people take longer to make changes.
The Swiss government's report on homeopathic medicine represents the most comprehensive evaluation of homeopathic medicine ever written by a government and was just published in book form in English.
Savvy consumers are demanding safe, non-toxic treatments and homeopathic Arnica may represent one of the best options available due to its reputation for safety, effectiveness, ease of use and broad applicability.
A campaign of disinformation on homeopathic medicine has been very active in the United Kingdom and in the U.S. It is next important to give specific examples of two leaders behind this disinformation.
Homeopathy was formulated by a German physician more than 200 years ago and came to America in 1825.
Dr. Luc Montagnier, the French virologist who won the Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the AIDS virus, has surprised the scientific community with his strong support for homeopathic medicine.
It is rarely surprising when "cultural heroes" seek homeopathic treatment at some point in their lives.
A well-chosen homeopathic prescription serves to reinforce the self-healing capacity of the body by boosting the immune system.
The body of scientific evidence showing efficacy of individualized homeopathic treatment in the care of patients with fibromyalgia suggests significant benefits.
The premise behind homeopathy is that symptoms of illness are not just something "wrong" with the person but are actually efforts of their bodymind to fight infection and/or to adapt to stress.
Energy medicine offers the potential for understanding real mysteries of nature, for developing valuable health practices and for learning how to create healthy environments in which to live.
A drug vacation may give you an opportunity to learn whether you really need to continue taking this drug or not. This will give your body an opportunity to manifest its everyday self-regulating and propensities.
The challenge to physicians, healers, and patients is to determine when to help aid the inner wisdom of the body and when to intervene to make certain that the body does not harm itself.